Bathroom Tile Ideas
When it comes time to tiling your bathroom, it's sometimes
hard to come up with bathroom tile ideas. From tiling the
floor, shower walls and even the outside shower walls, there
are a lot of choices to make. Other than the color of the
tiles, you also have to consider patterns, size, shape and
texture of the tiles. Whether you have a retro look in your
bathroom, or a more modern look, there are tiles out there to
fit your needs.
When it comes to matching the tile, you might not want to
tile the floor and walls with the same colored tiles. You still
want the tiles to match, however, so pick a color and have a
lighter shade on the walls and a darker shade on the floor. If
you have the same shade on both the floor and the walls, the
bathroom will seem claustrophobic and will seem smaller than it
actually is. If you have a two-toned bathroom, it will make it
seems more spacious.
There are several interior design web sites that will help
with bathroom tile ideas. These sites will help you find tiles
that match the fixtures you already have installed. Do it
yourself or craftsman type magazines and catalogs are also good
places to check for ideas. Home improvement stores are a good
option also. Stores often have several tile samples displayed
in their showrooms.
Interior decorators are helpful in that they have access to
tile samples. You can actually get a good look and feel of
different bathroom tile ideas before actually buying anything.
Interior decorators will also give you ideas you might not have
thought about yourself.
The tiles you choose for your bathroom may vary depending on
who actually uses it. If it's your own personal bathroom you
might be bolder in your ideas. You may want to try out a
specific theme. However, if the bathroom is going to be used by
guests, you may want more subtle ideas. Your guests may not
share the same tastes as you, so it's a good idea to be more